Wednesday, May 8th 2013
They’re the First Ladies of ‘American Idol’- however, when they’re not guiding this year’s contestants to superstardom Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey continue to reach new heights in their own rights…via many a global chart.
Meet us below for more details!
Tuesday, May 7th 2013
Call it a comeback?
It’s increasingly looking like Mariah Carey has struck musical gold with her latest single ‘#Beautiful’.
The Miguel assisted cut, which debuted yesterday, was ushered in with a colossal Clear Channel radio deal which saw it played on all mainstream and Urban stations the media giant owns — every hour on the hour all day yesterday. The result, so it seems, is chart victory. See what we mean below…
Monday, May 6th 2013
With the world head over heels with her new single ‘Beautiful‘, it’s safe to say Brand Mariah Carey is back in its rightful place (see ‘American Idol’ judging backlash).
Now, in doing her part to truly help this year’s contestants outside of the series, the Grammy award winning star has invited three of them to collaborate on her forthcoming album- epic by all estimations.
Listen as she explains the project’s premise to her pal Ryan Seacrest below….
Monday, May 6th 2013
Mariah Carey‘s hotly anticipated new single ‘#Beautiful’ was unwrapped moments ago.
The official lead single from the diva’s fourteenth studio album, the mid-tempo features R&B crooner Miguel.
With the red carpet treatment being rolled out for the cut (see: Clear Channel radio deal and huge TV promotion), does the song itself deserve it? You decide after the jump…
Sunday, May 5th 2013
This week will see old foes/contemporary rivals Mariah Carey and Jennifer Lopez hit Pop’s shores with brand new music, lifted from their respective new albums.
In teaching their younger chart staples a thing or two in how to promote a release, the ladies’ quest for commercial relevancy in today’s market has seen them craft campaigns worthy of their celebrity and their stock as entertainers.
In short, they’re out for blood.
Now, as we gear up to enjoy both releases, we ask….
Whose single are you looking forward to the most?
Saturday, May 4th 2013
Mariah Carey is making many a power play these days.
American Idol may be nearing its end, however the diva extreme is ensuring platform’s perks (see: millions of viewers) works for her.
For, according to new reports, not only will she be performing on the show’s finale, she will also unwrap the video for her hotly anticipated new single.
Details on this and Mimi’s new management situation after the jump…
Thursday, May 2nd 2013
For Mariah Carey, all roads lead to next Monday, May 6th!
The diva extreme is gearing up for the global launch of her new single ‘#Beautiful’ and so as to whip up a buzz for the Miguel assisted cut has unwrapped its official cover.
A collage of sorts, the visual pieces together stills from the song’s Joseph Kahn directed video — which is slated to arrive shortly after the track hits iTunes.
What’s more, in a bid to ensure the song gets off to a ‘#Beautiful’ start, Mimi will be performing it live on the American Idol finale in two weeks, as well as on Good Morning America’s Summer Concert Series which she kicks off on May 24th.
Excited? We are!
Thursday, May 2nd 2013
For any who tuned in to last night’s ‘American Idol’, Mariah Carey‘s subtle yet apparent digs at fellow judge Nicki Minaj saw her score the applause of her fans online and some members of the audience at the live taping alike.
Indeed, in following the same passive aggressive trend that prompted Eminem to spawn the fiery ‘Bagpipes Of Baghdad’, her ‘shady’ remarks towards the Rapper may have seen her bitten off more than she can chew…once again.
Find out why Mariah may think twice again before taking aim at the Billboard staple below…
Monday, April 29th 2013
The net was set ablaze last week when reports that American Idol producers were planning a mid-season shake-up caught on like wildfire. Multiple sources claimed that the show’s creators were looking to oust Mariah Carey and replace her with rival and former judge on the show Jennifer Lopez. Carey’s only saving grace was said to be the legal action she threatened upon learning of the “coup”.
Keen to establish if the story is fact or fiction, Extra put the question to Lopez directly in Los Angeles last night. Find out what she said below…